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James P. Kilcoyne, 60, of Westborough

Obit James KilcoyneWestborough – James P. Kilcoyne, 60, of Westborough, passed away peacefully Sunday, June 1, 2014 at the MetroWest Medical Center in Natick. He was the husband of Claire L. (Ruane) Kilcoyne.

Born in Clinton, he is the son of Mary Hastings Kilcoyne of Clinton and the late John M. Kilcoyne. He was a graduate of Worcester Academy in 1972, where he played football, basketball, and track and was awarded the Sportsmanship Character Award. He also graduated from Brown University in 1976 after being recruited for football and track.

Jim was a lieutenant at MCI, Shirley, retiring after 25 years of service.

He was a communicant of St. Luke the Evangelist Church, coached football at Assumption College for five years, coached local sports, and had been a resident of Westborough for 28 years.

Jim enjoyed being with his family, nature, gardening, kayaking, and summer vacations in Ogunquit, Maine, and was an avid reader.

In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by one son, Brendan James Kilcoyne, Westborough High School Class of 2014; two brothers, John M. Kilcoyne and his wife Mary Ellen of Sterling and Timothy J. Kilcoyne of Clinton; one sister, Julia M. Konola and her husband Jukka of Sterling; two sisters-in-law, Barbara Ruane Donlin and her husband JD of Peabody and Eileen Ruane and her significant other Gordon Army of Worcester; a brother-in-law, Paul Ruane and his wife Ellen of Paxton; 12 nieces and nephews; one great-niece and four great-nephews; and a large extended family and many close friends.

His funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday, June 4, at 12 p.m., in St. Luke the Evangelist Church, 70 West Main St., Westborough. Burial will follow in St. Luke's Cemetery. Calling hours are Tuesday, June 3, from 4 – 8 p.m., at the Rand-Harper-Pickering Westborough Funeral Home, 62 West Main St., Westborough.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Make A Wish Foundation, 181 Park Ave., Suite 12, West Springfield, MA 01089 or at www.massri.wish.org.

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